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Frailty

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Perennial nice guy Bill Paxton shows his dark side in his creepy directorial debut. The Flash-heavy site is replete with spooky images, behind-the-scenes details, and the distressed typeface that’s now de rigueur for serial-killer flicks. Paxton says he wanted the film to have the look of an Edward Hopper painting, and that visual sense (mixed with heavy influences of David Fincher) carries over to the site. But the scariest thing is the opening image of costar Matthew McConaughey, who bears an uncanny resemblance to a haggard Joaquin Phoenix.